Thursday, September 29, 2016

As North Rome rebound continues, what's next? Investigator praised for helping critically injured officer. State Supreme Court gets 'Stop the Dump' case. John McClellan's high school picks. Beautiful fall weekend starts today.

Continuing updates all day at 

Ware Mechanical forecast:

  • Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 74. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.  Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 50. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Weather

Latest local headlines:

  • Through community and private investment, North Rome is getting a new look. What's next: Moving the recycling center? North Rome
  • Georgia Supreme Court arguments set for Monday in Bartow's 'Stop the Dump' case. Supreme court
  • Chief Bill Shiflett commends Scott Weaver for helping injured officer: 'Scott, using his bloody hand, held the bloody hand of Officer Broome the whole time while the medics worked on Officer Broome.' Scott Weaver
  • Business: August looks like a good month for the Greater Rome Board of Realtors. The debut of the 'Brew Dog.' Business
  • Buzz: School Board meets Oct. 13. Job fair a week away. Rome roundtable on 'fracking' is Wednesday. 'Free Dump Day' for Lindale Oct. 15. Buzz
  • Weekend: Berry's Mountain Day celebrations, a Peter Pan story you won't believe, Duck Dash, NAMI walk and locomotive chase. Weekend
  • Remembering Mr. Robert 'Paw Paw Vick' Vuckovich. Obituaries
  • Public Health restaurant inspection scores.  Dining
  • Area arrest reports brought to you by Dr. Miniyar's Pediatrics. CrimeWatch

Also today:

  • Campaign watch: Summary of candidate profiles (and links to GHC video interviews). Plus: Local, national political calendars. Politics
  • Fall festivals, pumpkin farms and leaf season. Your Northwest Georgia wrap-up. Fall
  • Traffic: Georgia DOT, Google Maps or Waze.
  • State business headlines: Georgia Trend
  • Northwest Georgia jobs: Career Builder

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports Report

  • Shorter Hawks: Home tonight at 7 vs. West Alabama.
  • Berry Vikings: At Washington (Mo.), 7 p.m. Saturday.
  • John McClellan's high school picks:  Week 6 picks.
  • Georgia High School Football Daily:
  • Norman Arey's Norman's No Nos: Next picks due Friday morning.
  • Georgia TechNext up: Miami at home, noon Saturday.
  • UGA: Next: Home Saturday vs. Tennessee, 3:30 p.m.
  • Atlanta Braves: At home vs. Phillies today; Tigers in town Friday-Sunday (end of season).
  • Atlanta Falcons: Home Sunday vs. Panthers, 1 p.m., Fox.

Hometown Headlines Radio Edition, 7-9 a.m., WRGA 98.7 FM.

  • Please join our guests including:
  • 7:40 a.m.: Bill Shiflett, Floyd County Chief of Police, on his commendation for the work done by Scott Weaver thet night Officer Brandon Broome was injured in a horrific collision.
  • 8:10 a.m.: Dr. Brian Carroll, chair of communication at Berry College and avid baseball fan, on the 2016 Atlanta Braves -- and what's next.
  • 8:40 a.m.: Willie Green III, Floyd County's elections supervisor, on absentee and advance voting as well as where to vote early this fall.

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